Norwich University Writers Series welcomes award-winning author Robin MacArthur, April 25

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NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University Writers Series welcomes Robin MacArthur to campus on Thursday, April 25, at 4 p.m. in the Chaplin Hall Gallery.

MacArthur’s debut collection of short stories, “Half Wild” (Ecco/Harper Collins, 2016) won the 2017 PEN New England award for fiction, and was a finalist for both the New England Book Award and the Vermont Book Award.

Her novel, “Heart Spring Mountain,” was published by Ecco/HarperCollins in January 2018, and was a IndieNext Selection and a finalist for the New England Book Award.

MacArthur is also the editor of “Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology” (Green Writers Press, 2014), one-half of the indie folk duo Red Heart the Ticker, and the recipient of two Creation Grants from the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives on the hillside farm where she was born in southern Vermont.

This event is sponsored by the Norwich University Writers Series, College of Liberal Arts, Department of English and Communications, and Center for Global Resilience and Security. All events are free and open to the public.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00pm